Locum to Permanent Hospitalist Position Nova Scotia

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Website Nova Scotia Health

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Medical Specialty: Hospitalist

About the Opportunity

Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH), is seeking full time (2:4 weeks) and part time (1:4 weeks) and locum physician for the Hospitalist program. The program currently consists of four Hospitalist lines covering 15-20 patients of mixed acuity. YRH is a close knit and very collegial site, providing ample support and rewarding work experience.

While on Hospitalist for the week you will be on call for your patients 24/7 (usually minimal calls overnight and rarely called into hospital in the evening). The position will require coverage for 1 or 2 weeks per 4 week cycle (1:4 or 2:4). If you desire, there is the potential to work additional weeks, or additional opportunities in the orphan patient clinic, ER shifts or locuming as a family physician.

Community Details

Yarmouth is located in the southwestern most tip of Nova Scotia, serving a population of approximately 60,000 in three counties. Affordable housing is available on stunning ocean and lake-frontage properties. Yarmouth is the recreational, entertainment and shopping hub of the southwest area. There is so much to enjoy about this area, including a unique French Acadian history and beaches that take your breath away! Yarmouth is also connected to the United States through an international ferry service in the summer months. Our enviable combination of urban amenities and rural natural beauty offers an excellent quality of life for the people that live here.

For more details on living and practicing in Yarmouth, please watch the Edge of Everywhere video and visit the Town of Yarmouth and Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.

Duties include full scope of practice as a hospitalist providing care to patients within the Western Zone and participating in call, Physician will be responsible to the Zone Department Head of Family Practice for their professional responsibilities and quality of practice, and will operate within the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Nova Scotia Health Authority

License and Eligibility
Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS), eligible for certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)and hold membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA). Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Basic Cardiac Life Support are also requirements.

Remuneration options include a daily rate, with an estimated annual salary of $250,000-300,000. In addition, call stipends and other incentives are available through the Master Agreement between the Province of Nova Scotia and Doctors Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health offers a comprehensive site visit program and will cover eligible relocation expenses. Virtual and in-person site visits are available. The Department of Health & Wellness offers competitive incentive program.

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